Monthly Archives: June 2007
Join the Schooner Zodiac for a 4-day cruise June 28 to July 1 through the San Juan islands and tour Northwest wineries. Visit San Juan Vineyards, Lopez Island Vineyards, Camaraderie Cellars, Olympic Cellars and Chuckanut Ridge Winery during this all-inclusive cruise. Boudreaux Cellars from Leavenworth, WA will be your onboard representatives to lead the cruise […]
Blind tastings can be a lot of fun because they’re easy to set up, they allow you to sample a variety of wines at one sitting, and they often provide you with interesting results. This happened to me at a blind tasting with friends earlier this month. We sampled six Viogniers during the evening and […]
6:30 to 8:30 pm – Summer Entertaining With Wine and Cheese. Kick off the summer with helpful hints for entertaining featuring gourmet cheeses and complimentary wine pairings. Dan will co-host this informative and entertaining evening with local chef and author, Mary Ellen Carter. Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.
What do bunnies, wine and downtown Bellingham have in common? They all have tie-ins to the new Chuckanut Ridge Wine Company tasting room, which recently opened at 1017 North State Street. Owner/Winemakers John Powers and Michael Burnett have things up and running at their new location, which is just south of Pepper Sister Restaurant in […]
Following the progress of a newer winery can be a bit like watching a rambunctious teenager mature into a responsible adult. Such is the case with Mount Vernon’s Carpenter Creek Winery, which is now in its seventh year of production. Since my last visit about three years ago, the tasting room has expanded, a picnic […]